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It's a little more than a two-hour drive from the Big Apple up the New York State Thruway, into the Catskills and just past Woodstock to reach the tiny town of Phoenicia, N.Y. It's a world away from the early '70s New York City punk scene where Tommy Erdelyi, along with friends Johnny Cummings, Douglas Colvin and Jeffrey Hyman co-founded The Ramones. Yet Erdelyi, the only surviving original member of the legendary punk group, has called this pastoral village home for the past 13 years. ...